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Rupert Brooke Statue, Rugby

Whether you're planning a short visit or a longer stay in Rugby, you'll find plenty to explore and keep you entertained.  Find yourself here!

Start your journey at Rugby Visitor Centre, where you can plan your visit.

Located in the same building is the brand new World Rugby Hall of Fame, a world class visitor attraction for the 21st Century, and Rugby Art Gallery and Museumwhere you can find ground-breaking permanent and temporary exhibitions exploring Rugby's cultural and artistic heritage.

You can discover the roots of rugby football by visiting The Close at Rugby School, before walking to the statue of William Webb Ellis - the perfect backdrop for photographs. Across the road you'll find the Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum, which houses unique memorabilia and artefacts tracing the history of the game and its players.

You can explore Rugby's rich history further by following the town's Pathway of Fame, a collection of 50 bronze plaques set into the pavement celebrating iconic figures from the world of rugby, and delve deeper into Rugby's heritage by taking the Blue Plaque trail, which celebrates the town's famous buildings, people and events.

And when you're ready to relax and refuel, you'll find Rugby has a host of quality coffee shops, pubs and restaurants in which to rest and unwind.


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